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Business Registration

Business Registration Renewal
Annually, during the month of November, existing businesses will receive a Business Registration Renewal Notice via mail or email. Businesses will be required to update the information on their Renewal Notice and pay the annual registration fee of $35 before December 31. 

Any changes to the Business Registration information may be made directly on the annual Business Registration Renewal Notice. 

The Business Registration Renewal Notice may be submitted along with payment in-person or by mail at:
City of Highland Park 
City Hall – Office of Business Development  
1707 St. Johns Ave. 
Highland Park, IL 60035

Phone: 847.926.1027

Online Business Registration Renewal
Business Registration Online Business Registration Renewal for an existing businesses is available by clicking here.

If you have changes to your business information, please make them directly on the annual Business Registration Renewal Notice and submit them:

Via Email to: mrosen@cityhpil.com

In-person or mail at:

City of Highland Park, City Hall 
Office of Business Development  
1707 St. Johns Ave. 
Highland Park, IL 60035

Phone: 847.926.1027

Business Registration
Pursuant to City of Highland Park Code Section 106, every business occupying a commercial space within the corporal limits of the City is required to register and pay a registration fee within 30 days of opening, Businesses registering between January 1 and June 30 pay a $35 fee. Businesses registering between July 1 and December 31 pay a prorated fee of $17.50. Not for profit organizations are required to register but they are exempt from paying a fee.
Business Registration Application

The completed Business Registration Application may be submitted along with payment in-person or by mail at:

City of Highland Park
City Hall – Office of Business Development  
1707 St. Johns Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035

Phone: 847.926.1027

Payment may be cash, check or credit card.